Travelling or based outside United States? Video availability outside of United States varies. Sign in to see videos available to you. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 3 days to finish once started. Close Menu. Martha Beck is sullen, overweight and heartbreakingly alone. Desperate for affection, she joins Aunt Carrie's Friendship Club and strikes up a correspondence with Ray Fernandez, a suave, charismatic smooth talker who could be the man of her dreams--or a wicked con artist bound for trouble.
February 28th, Wyoming Township, MI. Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck were returning from a nice evening out, enjoying a movie with refreshments; popcorn and soda.
When film composer Leonard Kastle was asked by his friend and roommate Warren Steibel, a TV producer best known for the PBS talk show Firing Line, to do some research for a movie he was making about Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck—a boyfriend-girlfriend pair of con artists and murderers—he was a little skeptical. He even ended up directing the film, when the intended director—none other than Martin Scorsese—was let go due to creative differences. Starring a largely unknown theater actress, Shirley Stoler, as Martha Beck, and a pre- French Connection Tony Lo Bianco as Raymond Fernandez, the film took some time to make due to financial constraints.
No need to waste time endlessly browsing—here's the entire lineup of new movies and TV shows streaming on Netflix this month. See the full list. Title: The Honeymoon Killers In the early s, Martha Beck, who lives with her slightly senile mother, is the head nurse in a Mobile, Alabama hospital. She is bitter about her life, she not having male companionship in large part because she is overweight, while her bitterness in turn does not endear her to people. She is initially angry with her best friend, Bunny, for signing her up to a lonely hearts club, but eventually decides to give it a try.